Ariana Grande (born Ariana Grande-Butera, 26.06.1993)
Ariana Grande is an American actress and pop singer best known for her role in the Nickelodeon sitcom 'Victorious'.
Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2014, Ariana Grande has a net worth of 12 million USD.
Childhood: Ariana Grande was born in Boca Raton, Florida, to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. As a child, Grande performed onstage at Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre, first in 'Annie', and later in 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'Beauty and the Beast'. When she was eight-years-old, Grande performed at the karaoke lounge on a cruise ship, and later studied at North Broward Preparatory School. Grande made her television debut singing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' for the Florida Panthers. She received management at the age of thirteen, and expressed a desire to record an R&B album when she turned fourteen.
Career: In 2008, Ariana Grande landed a role in the Broadway musical '13', winning a National Youth Theatre Association Award. This was followed by the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon show 'Victorious'. She worked on the show until 2013, when the series finished, but reprised the role on 'Sam & Cat', alongside Jennette McCurdy. On 30th August 2013, Ariana Grande released her debut studio album, 'Yours Truly', to strong critical praise. The album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 list, as well as opening in the top ten for most countries worldwide. On 13th December 2013, Grande released a Christmas EP entitled 'Christmas Kisses'. The EP featured four tracks and performed moderately well. After being named 'Breakthrough Artist of the Year', Grande released her second studio album, 'My Everything', on 22nd August 2014. The album received only moderate reviews, with critics calling it "bland". At the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, Grande performed onstage with Nicky Minaj and Jessie J, revealing their collaborative single 'Bang Bang'. The song went on to be the third most downloaded song on release in 2014.
Personal life: Between August 2012 and July 2013, Grande dated Jai Brooks from The Janoskians. The couple confirmed that they had gotten back together on 1st May, 2014, however they split up a second time three months later. On 13th October, 2014, Grande revealed that she was dating rapper Big Sean.
It seems only Ellen is allowed to asked Ariana about her love life.
Ariana Grande proved she really is a Dangerous Woman when Ryan Seacrest dared ask her about her relationship with rapper Mac Miller following her posting an intimate photo of the pair of them on Instagram. She appeared on 'On Air With Ryan Seacrest' yesterday (September 15th 2016) and made it clear what she did and didn't want to talk about.
Ariana Grande explains what's what to Ryan Seacrest
The 23-year-old singer posted a shot of her hugging Mac Miller in an intimate position on the floor with the caption 'baabyyy', which certainly suggests that the couple are officially dating. Ariana didn't like Ryan Seacrest making that assumption on his radio show though.
Continue reading: Dangerous Woman Indeed! Ariana Grande Flips Out On Ryan Seacrest
Nicki Minaj works up a sweat with her new pal.
Ariana Grande was joined by rap queen Nicki Minaj in a gym-based performance of the former's newest track 'Side to Side' at the 2016 MTV VMAs on Sunday (August 28th 2016), where they did a choreographed SoulCycle routine which turns out to have been a teaser for the brand new video.
Ariana Grande unveils 'Side By Side' video
The performance featured Minaj in curve-hugging pink Latex, muscular backing singers with dumbbells and scantily clad dancers on exercise bikes. Meanwhile, the Hannah Lux-directed new video had much of the same thing complete with sexy sauna and shower scenes and Ariana Grande in various outfits from a white sports bra and a shocking pink leotard to a PVC trenchcoat and Guess sportswear. As part of the single and video release, Grande has collaborated with Guess to release a range of gym-wear inspired by the video itself.
More: Ariana Grande's brother Frankie on 'Celebrity Big Brother'
The single is from her third album 'Dangerous Woman', which she released back in May reaching number one in the UK Album Charts. The album also features the singles 'Focus' and 'Into You', as well as the title track. She'll be promoting the release with a tour later this year, details of which are yet to be announced.
It's the first time Ariana Grande has teamed alongside Nicki Minaj, but the latter has been making a lot of guest appearances this year. She joined Bebe Rexha on 'No Broken Hearts', DJ Mustard and Jeremih on 'Don't Hurt Me' and DJ Khaled on 'Do You Mind'.
Meanwhile, aside from promoting 'Dangerous Woman', Ariana has been launching various business ventures this year. Debuting her Mac Cosmestics collection, releasing her second fragrance 'Frankie by Ariana Grande' and unveiling her first fashion line with Lipsy London. This year she also hosted 'Saturday Night Live', appeared in 'Zoolander 2' and signed on to star as Penny in 'Hairspray Live!' on NBC.
Frankie was overcome by emotion after receiving the special message from his superstar sister.
‘Celebrity Big Brother’ contestant Frankie Grande got a special surprise inside the house on Friday, when he received a video message from his famous sister Ariana Grande. Frankie is entering his final week in the house and is now one of just eight contestants battling to be this series' winner.
The upcoming NBC musical has just added Sean Hayes and Rosie O’Donnell to its cast.
Ariana Grande couldn't be more excited to take on the role of Penny in NBC’s upcoming ‘Hairspray Live!’. Speaking during the Television Critics Association press tour on Tuesday, Grande said she didn't want to change anything about the character, including adding any new songs.
Ariana Grande will star as Penny in NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’
“I don’t want to change anything about the role or how she develops,” Grande said. “I just love Penny and it’s such a great honour to play her. I don’t want any special icing or parts.” Penny is a supporting character in the musical comedy and she keeps her impressive vocal range hidden until the very end.
Continue reading: Ariana Grande Feels "Honoured" To Be Playing Penny In 'Hairspray Live!'
Grande managed to knock Drake off the top spot after two weeks at number one.
Ariana Grande has landed her first ever UK number one album, with her third studio offering, Dangerous Woman. The US singer managed to knock Canadian rapper Drake off the top spot, after he returned to number one for a second time last week with Views.
Ariana Grande has scored her first UK number one album.
But it was a close race, as Dangerous Woman beat Views by just 600 combined chart sales, according to the Official Charts company. The album sees Grande collaborate with artists including Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Macy Gray.
Continue reading: 'Dangerous Woman' Ariana Grande Scores First UK Number One Album
The singer nearly lost her life when her entrance went wrong during the opening night of her Honeymoon tour.
Ariana Grande has revealed her scary near death experience during the opening night of her Honeymoon tour last year. Appearing on ‘Alan Carr: Chatty Man’ the 22-year-old described how she literally almost died, when she was nearly crushed by a moving part of the stage.
Ariana Grande had a scary near-death experience during her ‘Honeymoon’ tour.
"Opening night of my Honeymoon tour I almost died," Grande told Carr. "For real, I'm not exaggerating. I usually exaggerate, but I'm not. You know how they have those toaster things where people come up from the stage and you pop up?”
Continue reading: Ariana Grande Reveals Terrifying Near Death Experience
There's literally no end to Ariana Grande's unusual talent.
We were already very much aware of Ariana Grande's talent for mimicry after her past appearances on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' showed her perfecting some of the world's most iconic female singing voices, but now she's gone a step further, bringing her talent to 'Saturday Night Live' and absolutely nailing Jennifer Lawrence.
Ariana Grande does the best J-Law
'The Hunger Games' star doesn't exactly have the most distinctive of voices or mannerisms, but that didn't stop Ariana Grande imitating her perfectly on the Family Feud sketch of 'Saturday Night Live' this weekend (March 12th 2015). She got that husky pitch down to an absolute tee as she insisted that she was 'a regular person' and talking about her love of junk food which, let's face it, is SO Jennifer.
Continue reading: Best Impression Ever: Ariana Grande Does Jennifer Lawrence On 'SNL'
A judge denied Kesha’s request for a preliminary injunction that would allow her to release music away from producer Dr Luke.
Artists including Lady GaGa, Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande, are uniting in support for Kesha after the latest setback in her ongoing legal battle with producer Dr. Luke. On Friday Kesha was was denied her request for a preliminary injunction that would allow her to release music without producer Dr Luke, who she has previously accused of sexual assault and emotional abuse.
Celebrities have been offering support for Kesha following her latest legal setback.
Kesha first filled suit against Dr Luke in 2014, claiming the producer had sexually assaulted her and accusing him of sexual harassment, gender violence, civil harassment and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Kesha also claimed that on occasions Dr Luke had ‘drugged’ her.
Derek, Hansel and some other familiar faces are back in Zoolander 2! After offering their services to 'The Derek Zoolander Center for Kids Who Can't Read Good and Wanna Learn to Do Other Stuff Good Too' Derek and Hansel find themselves pining for a time when they were the biggest names in fashion. Only a few years might've past but the fashion industry is a very different place and one that's left them FAR behind.
When an Interpol agent finds a unique pattern to a series of deaths - some of the world's most beautiful people - she knows that Derek Zoolander is the only one who can help catch the killer. Pop stars including Demi Lovato and Lenny Kravitz have all been found dead with a certain look alluding to Blue Steel on their face.
Zoolander 2 is the follow up to the 2001 film and it once again sees Stiller team up with Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell. The film was written by Ben Stiller and Justin Theroux and will be released in cinemas from February 2016.
The 17-year-old has responded after being criticised on Instagram for posting the bikini picture.
Ariel Winter has spoken out against the body shamers who sent her a barrage of negative comments after she posted a picture of herself wearing a bikini on Instagram. The 17-year-old hit back at those who claimed she was “asking for it”, by sharing the image, in which she was seen posing beside her two young nieces.
Date of birth
26th June, 1993
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